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From Jorge Schrauwen <jorge.schrau...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache vs LiteSpeed
Date Wed, 13 Jan 2010 11:15:04 GMT
Sounds interesting,

You may also want to test things like requesting protected resources (basic,
digest)...
Maybe some other things like WebDAV (of all servers support it),...


~Jorge


On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 8:08 AM, Jarrod Slick <jarrod@e-sensibility.com>wrote:

>
> On Jan 13, 2010, at 12:47 AM, Scott Gifford wrote:
>
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 1:31 AM, Jarrod Slick <jarrod@e-sensibility.com>wrote:
>
>> Apache Users,
>>
>> As some of you may or may not know a fairly prominent commercial
>> webserver, LiteSpeed, claims to outperform even a well configured Apache
>> 2.2.x installation by orders of magnitude.  They have some internal
>> benchmarks that appear to back this up, but, being a natural skeptic, I
>> wanted to test it out for myself.  So I've agreed to pit Apache and
>> LiteSpeed (as well as a few other webservers) against one another in
>> benchmarking tests on a 2x Xeon 5520 machine.  I, and hopefully others, will
>> be configuring Apache.  LiteSpeed will be configuring their product.
>>
>
> What is the workload you are benchmarking?  Static pages, PHP/mod_perl
> code, CGI, etc.?  Is the client a benchmark tool or a browser, and where on
> the network is it relative to the server?  How are you measuring performance
> (page load times, requests/second, etc.)?
>
> -----Scott.
>
>
> Scott,
>
> I'm open to suggestions on all fronts, but as it stands we were going to do
> the following with the ab tool:
>
> -small static pages test
> -large static pages test
> -hello world php test
>
> And we were going to also benchmark a wordpress/joomla site in a more
> "real-world" load simulation test using the tool "siege".
>
> All tests will be performed on localhost.
>
> There are some more details present in the WHT thread I originally linked,
> also.
>
> Thanks,
> Jarrod
>
>

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